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Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121

Spring 2010

GOV 384N • Core Readings in Public Law

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
39050 W
3:30 PM-6:30 PM
BAT 1.104
Ritter, G

Course Description

In recent years, political science has seen a flourishing of scholarship at the intersection between the fields of public law and American political development. This graduate seminar will explore this growing body of work and identify the key questions, debates, and contributions of this scholarship.

Texts

Bruce Ackerman, We, the People (II) S. Barber & R. George, eds., Constitutional Politics Mark Graber, Dred Scott and the Problem of Constitutional Evil Howard Gillman, The Constitution Beseiged Karen Orren, Belated Feudalism Gerald Rosenberg, The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change Rogers Smith, Civic Ideals Keith Whittington, Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy

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